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Myanmar : cross-cutting governance challenges

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dc.contributor.author Hendrix, Cullen S.
dc.contributor.author Noland, Marcus
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-17T02:05:47Z
dc.date.available 2015-04-17T02:05:47Z
dc.date.issued 2015-03
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/35839
dc.description For more about the East-West Center, see <a href="http://www.eastwestcenter.org/">http://www.eastwestcenter.org/</a>
dc.description.abstract Since 2010, Myanmar has been in the midst of a multifaceted transition, involving economic reforms, the resolution of multiple long-standing civil conflicts, and a nascent transition to democratic rule. These transitions are coinciding with a resource-led economic boom. We assess the current status of governance institutions, as well as their performance in comparison to ASEAN and selected other countries. Specifically we discuss outstanding problem areas related to economic governance, particularly in the legal system, the business regulatory framework, and bureaucratic capacity, as well as the potential use of external policy anchors, particularly in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) process, to strengthen Myanmar's ongoing reform effort.
dc.format.extent 35 p.
dc.language.iso en-US
dc.publisher Honolulu, HI: East-West Center
dc.relation.ispartofseries East-West Center working papers. Innovation and economic growth series ; no. 3
dc.subject.lcsh Burma - Economic policy
dc.subject.lcsh Economic development - Burma
dc.subject.lcsh Resource curse - Burma
dc.subject.lcsh Public administration - Burma
dc.title Myanmar : cross-cutting governance challenges
dc.type Report
dc.type.dcmi Text
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